Chain Lakes Natural Area

Picnicking at Chain Lakes Natural Area

Chain Lakes
A dominant feature of this 403-acre natural area is the Chain Lakes Bridge, built in 1884 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This area is part of the Cedar River Greenbelt and is divided by the Cedar River. The area consists of six separate units, the largest of which is an island. There are four individual picnic areas each with a picnic table and fire ring with grates.


Chain Lakes Natural Area is located near 4200-4230 Chain Bridge Rd, Palo 52324. There is also access to North sections via Blair’s Ferry, Chain Lakes Rd.


4 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.